UPDATE: Native/Indigenous Studies Area (11/15/06; SW/TX PCA/ACA, 2/14/07-2/17/07)

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 Call for Papers: Native/Indigenous Studies Area

2007 Southwest/Texas Popular Culture/American Culture Association
  February 14-17, 2007
  Southwest/Texas Popular & American Culture Association's
28th Annual Conference in Albuquerque, NM
Proposals for both Panels and Individual Papers are now being accepted for the Native/Indigenous Studies Area. Listed below are some suggestions for possible presentations, but topics not included here are welcome and encouraged.
   Indigenous Methodologies
   Indians in Higher Education
   Teaching Popular Culture in Native American Studies
   Biography, autobiography, and nonfiction works by and/or about Indigenous people
   Native Literature
   Public Health and Indigenous Peoples
   Popular culture and religion (or, religious popular culture)
   Native peoples in/and film
   Native representations in popular culture (television, comic books, video/computer games, film, etc…)
   Politics and Native peoples
   Indigenous resistance, regional or global (whaling/fishing rights, incarceration issues, sports mascots, etc.)
   More ideas encouraged!
  Inquiries regarding this area and/or abstracts of 250 words may be sent to Sara Sutler-Cohen or John Miles at the contacts below. Please forward this email to people who would be interested in participating.
  Dr. Sara C. Sutler-Cohen
Area Co-Chair, Native Studies
PCA/ACA Annual Regional Conferences
Department of Sociology
Bellevue Community College
3000 Landerholm Circle, SE
Bellevue, WA 98007
(425) 564-5722
  John Miles
Area Co-Chair, Native Studies
Literature Department
University of New Mexico
  The 2007 SW/TX PCA/ACA Conference will be held in Albuquerque, New Mexico at the Hyatt Regency Albuquerque. Join us this year, as a returning or first-time participant, as we celebrate the 28th year of this regional popular culture conference. Further details regarding the conference (listing of all areas, hotel, registration, tours, etc.) can be found at http://www.h-net.org/~swpca/. PLEASE NOTE: THE DEADLINE FOR CONFERENCE REGISTRATION IS DECEMBER 31, 2006.

"I've always wanted to be somebody, but I should have been more specific." ~Lily Tomlin
Sara C. Sutler-Cohen, Ph.D.
Instructor of Sociology
Bellevue Community College

Area Chair, Native/Indigenous Studies
SW/Texas Region of the Popular Culture and American Culture Assn.

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